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anyone else used the steam from their cappuccino milk steamer to cook egg? It is inspired!

asked by @seabird20 over 6 years ago

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Amanda Hesser

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added over 6 years ago

Yes, I have. Here's my recipe: http://bit.ly/jqNNzR

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added over 6 years ago

I don't want to rain on the parade, but this is really bad for the steam wand. Egg gets caked up inside the wand and will eventually clog it and cause other problems. If you choose to use your steam wand like this, I highly recommend cleaning it very well after each time, as well as soaking it in hot water with purocaffe. That will help keep problems from forming.

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added over 6 years ago

Its the only thing I use the steam wand for, so i am not terribly worried. I love the shapes and the resulting elegance depending on the vessel you cook the eggs in.

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added over 6 years ago

Sounds wonderful. I'd not thought of this, and am anxious for the "science experiment" factor.

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added over 6 years ago

It works surprisingly well. Here's a link.
http://seabirdskitchen...

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added over 6 years ago

Please, some before and after shots!

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added over 6 years ago

I never considered having a steam wand just for cooking eggs! I suppose that's the one-track drawback of working for a coffee company. Great idea.

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added over 6 years ago

Lol @syronai. I quit drinking coffee for a while, so had to do something with the machine.

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